Syria Mod exhibition for textile industries and clothing opened on Wednesday at Beirut International Exhibition and Leisure Center (BIEL), with the participation of over 100 Syrian companies.
The exhibition is organized by the Syrian Exporters Federation (SEF), the Syrian Clothing and Textiles Exporters Association, the Export Development and Promotion Agency (EDPA) and Damascus Chamber of Industry, displaying clothing for men, women, children, sportswear, embroideries, and hosiery, among other products and services.
During the opening ceremony, Lebanese Industry Minister Hussein al-Hajj Hassan said that Syria affirms once again that it is, day after day, strong and determined to defeat terrorism, adding that this exhibition has proven that the Syrian industry is able to continue, promote and keep its reputation.
For his part, Secretary General of the Syrian-Lebanese higher council Nasri al-Khouri, said that the war in Syria is not only for defeating terrorism, but it is a war for promoting economy and society and re-running the circle of production and industry.
In Turn, Head of the Syrian Exporters Federation Mohammad al-Sawah affirmed that the exhibition is a message to the world that Syria is capable of production and export, adding that the Exhibition witnesses a continuous development, pointing out to the prominent attendance of merchants from Iraq, Libya and Algeria.